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Hannu Valtonen is the maintainer of the PostgreSQL extension pgmemcache, replication/failover monitor pglookout and the PostgreSQL backup daemon PGHoard. For the last decade his day job's have revolved around developing very large scale distributed systems.

In 2010 he co-founded the boutique software consulting firm Ohmu Ltd and since 2015 he's been actively working on next generation cloud database services at Aiven. (

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Now that you've stored your data in the database you're done with it, right? No.

Typically storing data into your database is only the beginning of its journey through your company's systems.

There's often a need to act on the data: from providing the service the customer actually wanted to sending emails to doing complex data analytics. PostgreSQL's logical replication features have made it much easier to do Change Data Capture than ever before.

Change Data Capture allows you to act on the data that you store in it. In this talk we'll go through the latest developments in the CDC landscape from a PostgreSQL point of view.

2018 April 20 12:50 EDT
50 min
Liberty II-III
PostgresConf US 2018